On December 18, 2021, the Ontario Ministry of Health put in place recommendations to preserve the limited availability of the Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) vaccine to only those who were identified for a preferential dose of the vaccine (i.e., those between 12-29 years of age).
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Windsor, ON: The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU), in partnership with Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (HDGH), has expanded their mass vaccination clinic at the Dr. Y Emara Centre for Healthy Aging and Mobility to welcome walk-ins.
On Monday afternoon, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) will update the information reported on their COVID-19 Local Data webpage, in response to recent changes in COVID-19 testing eligibility.
Effective immediately, the Letter of Instruction temporarily suspending the arrival of workers participating in the federal Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program in Windsor and Essex County is rescinded.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU), in partnership with Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (HDGH), will be opening a mass vaccination clinic at the Dr. Y Emara Centre for Healthy Aging and Mobility located near the back of the campus in West Windsor beginning on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.
Since the first local case of COVID-19 was detected in March of 2020, residents of Windsor and Essex County (WEC) have looked for a source of optimism and hope toward the end of the pandemic. Today, December 22nd, marks the one year anniversary of the initiation of the single greatest source of hope, the community vaccination effort.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU), in partnership with the Municipality of Leamington and the County of Essex, will be re-opening a mass vaccination clinic at the Nature Fresh Farms Recreation Centre in Leamington starting on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.
With the holiday season upon us, it remains essential that residents celebrate safely by following public health measures to prevent increased transmission of COVID-19 cases in our community.
As previously announced, adults aged 50 and over (those born in 1971 or earlier) are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster dose in Windsor and Essex County starting today.
With cases of COVID-19 climbing steadily in the past month, local health officials are once again putting in place restrictions to curb the spread of the virus.